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Flexenclosure receives second major eSite order from IGT Myanmar

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: Telecom infrastructure specialist Flexenclosure has received a second multi-million dollar order from tower company Irrawaddy Green Towers (IGT).  Flexenclosure will provide its award-winning hybrid power solution eSite for hundreds of telecom sites across Myanmar, continuing the world’s largest-ever green-field cellular telecom network rollout.Flexenclosure, a designer and manufacturer of prefabricated data centre buildings and […]

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Virtualisation leads green IT spend: Kable Global ICT Intelligence

| August 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Server virtualisation is considered to be the biggest green ICT activity by company IT departments, according to research by Kable Global ICT Intelligence. A survey by the researchers on how companies are cutting emissions revealed that 68% of IT departments are using virtualised infrastructure as way to go green. The next most popular green ICT […]

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Flexenclosure deploys over 1000 hybrid power telecom sites in Myanmar

| August 5, 2015
Flexenclosure deploys over 1000 hybrid power telecom sites in Myanmar

Swedish green ICT infrastructure maker Flexenclosure has expanded its office in Myanmar, claiming rapid deployment of its eSite hybrid power system for off-grid sites and sites with unreliable grid supplies. The eSites are part of Flexenclosure’s contribution to the government’s transformation of Myanmar’s infrastructure. According to the firm, the Myanmar government has set a mobile […]

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Vodafone using fuel cells to cut emissions in South African network

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Vodafone using fuel cells to cut emissions in South African network

The Vodafone Group is now deploying fuel cells as an alternative source for power for some of its cell sites. Vodafone Group senior manager of infrastructure and energy Lee Andrew Jones wrote in post on TelecomLead that the operator’s South African operations Vodacom has turned to fuel cells to power sites, particularly sites outside the […]

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Huawei works towards building a greener and better connected world with Energy Efficiency Summit 2015

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Huawei works towards building a greener and better connected world with Energy Efficiency Summit 2015

Huawei yesterday hosted the Energy Efficiency Summit under the theme “Together Building a Greener and Better Connected World” in Melbourne, Australia. The event provided a platform for the industry to share experiences of telecom energy, discuss industry development trends, and seek and refine key drivers for energy efficiency and sustainable cost reduction in the ICT […]

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ICT technologies central to meeting climate challenge – International Chamber of Commerce

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
ICT technologies central to meeting climate challenge – International Chamber of Commerce

A major gathering of businesses and policymakers—held alongside the ongoing UN climate talks in Bonn—has heard how Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can play a central role in tackling climate change. The International Chamber of Commerce has put its backing into ICT technologies that combat climate change – both causes and effect of global warming, […]

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Time for energy neutrality for the net – Greenpeace’s Annie Leonard

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Time for energy neutrality for the net – Greenpeace’s Annie Leonard

Greenpeace USA executive director Annie Leonard argues that a healthy internet is not just neutral, but should also be powered by a neutral, as in non-monopolistic, energy infrastructure, preferably based on renewable energy. “The Internet needs a lot of electricity, and its footprint is only growing as more people around the world get connected. If […]

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Samsung President, Young Sohn, To Unveil New Platforms for IoT Innovation in Opening Keynote at Internet of Things World 2015

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Samsung President, Young Sohn, To Unveil New Platforms for IoT Innovation in Opening Keynote at Internet of Things World 2015

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced that Young Sohn, President and Chief Strategy Officer of Samsung Electronics Ltd., will deliver the opening keynote address at the second annual Internet of Things (IoT) World on May 12, 2015, at 9 a.m., where he will reveal a major company milestone that will enable the new wave of […]

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Is China fuelling the African mobile surge with cheap solar?

| May 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

According to this article by Steven Sinofsky, a board partner at Andreessen Horowitz, China’s development of cheap solar power systems have enabled more and more of Africa to get online with their mobile phones. With China bringing down the cost of larger panels, and the abundance of trade between Africa and China, there’s an explosion […]

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Energy efficiency project saves Warid Telecom up to 60% in power costs

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The GSMA and Warid Telecom in Pakistan have completed an energy efficiency project that has resulted in energy cost savings of up to 60% on the operator’s networks. The project, implemented by systems integrator Cascadiant, was conducted on ten cell sites across various geographies in Pakistan, and the technical solutions were trialled on four cell […]

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